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northern california one of the hardest hit areas in a lafayette neighborhood big sinkhole there we have a reporter on scene we'll tell you more. on mountain view near mount diablo boulevard. we'll check in with amy hollyfield. >>> people who live in a vallejo mobile home park are back home after being flooded out over the weekend. the mobile park was under water yesterday as a creek feeding the lake overflowed whitewater rapids flowing through the middle of that mobile home park. this morning the water has receded things still muddy, nobody was injured. >>> pg&e crews still out this morning trying to restore power to 2,000 bay area homes and businesses, biggest outage north bay 700 still in the dark, east bay more than 600 customers don't have power and nearly 600 in the south bay in santa cruz county, 250 customers without power at the peak of the storm around 10 yesterday morning, there were 125,000 customers without power system wide. >> stay with abc7 news as the bay area continues to cleanup following series of storms. we'll have updates on air and online at abc7news.com. >>> new m
monterey but not impacting the bay area. you can see the tail and that is going towards northern california. this is a big wild card. if this cloud coverage moves and are run for pa.m.-5:00 a.m. kron 4 a.m.-5:00 a.m. they will not be quite as cold. you can see it is coming in at 5:00 a.m. but i could not notified by taft. it will still be cold. you can this tool.this-shower activity. by 4:00 a.m., i do not know if it is quite as illegal. s 5:00 a.m., the about of cloud coverage. . i'm not sure if i buy that-- >>jacqueline: from 2:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m., 30-34 degrees with slippery sidewalks and please give yourself extra minutes to defrost your windshield. and also, to the north bay. i do not think that the clouds are going to move in to keep temperatures warm enough to avoid freezing. 30's through fairfield, these frosted viceroy continue frost advisor'. oakland, san mateo. and along the coast temperatures to in the afternoon are really not that warm regard 40's for the north bay, 50s and the san francisco, and 50s in the san jose. for the sierras, some of flurries with more snowfall. and if yo
, sitting in for paula faris today. >> right now, northern california is getting chance to dry out after blast of severe weather. >> last-minute shoppers in most of the country will have tranquil weather today with a notable exception. we begin with john schriffen. >> reporter: it's the christmas trip turned travel nightmare for drivers on the east and west coast. in northern california, with more snow expected to blanket the mountains, cars are having trouble staying on the roads. >> the roads are pretty bad. there's a lot of spinouts further east. there's definitely going to be chain control for the nest two days at least going into christmas. >> reporter: with warmer temperatures in the bay area, the pounding rain has been the big hazard. near san jose, this bad accident happened, after one driver going too fast skidded across five lanes crashing into the other. no one was hurt. >> people are still driving fast. you have to watch out for them and try to slow down a little bit and anticipate the worst of what other people may do when they hit puddles or something. >> reporter: in syrac
you can expect in my next full forecast. >>> that storm hitting northern california could make conditions in the sierra better for skiers and snowboarders. look at how things looked yesterday near lake tahoe. the storm that hit over the weekend brought up to 92 the total is 200 inches putting the resort at 50% of its average snow pack. 100% of the mountain is now open to visitors as of yesterday. >>> despite good news for ers, the incoming northern california storm could make travel difficult at sfo. add snow, rain and tornadoes j mideast -- middle west and east coast and travel could come to a halt across the country. t.j. winick live from new york to explain. >> reporter: merry christmas. no matter what form this bad weather takes travel today could be dangerous. a white christmas in philadelphia lasted a few hours before snow turned to rain. there are strong storms in the middle of the country, heavy snow in oklahoma which will move into the ohio valley where blizzard warnings are posted. it hasn't been easy for travelers. >> we are hoping with we don't sit on the runway we
. tahman bradley live in washington. >>> and rivers are rising across northern california this morning after three powerful storms blow through in less than a week. the latest round of flooding rain drenched the area yesterday, knocking down giant trees and leaving nearly 100,000 people without power. high winds overturned tractor trailers. abc's cecilia vega shows us what it looked like in california wine country. >> reporter: this is a storm that slammed the west coast from washington all the way down to the san francisco bay area. and this, take a look at it, one of the hardest hit regions, vineyards all over napa valley under water right now. >> a much dryer day is on tap across northern california, but just after midnight, get this, a fourth storm moving in with even more heavy rain. >> no rest for the weary there. >>> also, a major storm overseas is causing a mess of epic proportions on some roads in russia. early season snow all but shut down one of the main routes between moscow and st. petersburg over the weekend. some eyewitnesses said the traffic jam stretched nearly 125 mil
rains. we do have wind advisories across portions of california, nevada and northern portions of the rockies where we can see wind gusts between 50-70 miles an hour. those conditions are very dangerous, not just the flooding and snow but strong winds. flooding across northern california and southern portions of oregon where we are talking about several inches falling today. we're expecting another storm as we head into tomorrow. we do have basically drier conditions across northern california. that will be the story for monday. next storm on tuesday will be taking more of a northerly track. portions of oregon will begin with the heaviest. northern parts of california and expecting heavy mountain snow. over a foot in some of the higher elevations of sierra. so i do want to bring you to the northeast because we're going to have to deal with some rain showers, nothing like california but heavier downpours in portions of upstate new york. >> gregg: maria, thanks very much. >> heather: holiday cheer in short supply on wall street. this is no ordinary year for stocks. >> gregg: diff
invasion along 12 miles of northern california beaches. thousands of squid washed up on the monterey shore stranded from aptos to watsonville. some of people tried to put them back in the water but the deep water creatures swam back to shore. a graduate student observing the bizarre phenomenon says the squid probably don't know where they are. >> they don't see the shore very often. so it might just be they don't understand what's going on around them and they are just trying to get away and don't realize that if they swim towards the shore, they're going to run out of water eventually. >> researchers think the juvenile squid may have eaten toxic algae causing them to be disoriented and swim on the beach. also, el nino weather patterns may have drawn them to cooler waters of northern california. >> 6:06. hope you enjoyed the last couple of days because the weather is achangin'. >> that's what lawrence says. >>> chance of rainfall returning even snow on our local mountains tomorrow. mostly clear skies right now and chilly temperatures although we are seeing some fog in some of the north bay
. the rain keeps coming in northern california. the third pacific storm unleashing floodwaters, knocking out power to thousands in san francisc francisco, sacramento and thousands of others. >> this thing just went up fast. real fast. we had previously had it gotten up high, but it hasn't gotten this bad. >> you live right here in the park? >> right there. >> right there. >> right there. i got my mom out. i took her down to a friend's house down the street. you never know with water like this what it will do. >> people are evacuating out of the park. people are trying to totally get out. i had to park up the hill and walk down the side hill to get in here. it's really, really, it's very bad in here. >> what a mess. rob marciano has been tracking the storms that have been soaking northern california. is there more rain on the way? >> there is. not today, today we get a break, but in some areas rivers and small streams are on the rise and another pulse of energy pointing its way right at northern california. it will be the fourth pulse of heavy wind, rain and snow coming into this area over a
. >> brenda, thank you very much. >> and a fox news weather alert. people in parts of northern california and the pacific northwest dealing with dangerous amounts of rain. las of storms batthering the same region for days now, causing flooding. well, look at this. and raising fears now of mudslides, and dominic di-natale is live for us in petaluma, california and dominic, you're kind of in a lull right now, really a chance for people to brace for the next round and we know it's coming. >> absolutely. it will be round four, round three and the rain lashed down all nights into the earlier morning. by dawn, it was clear skies at the moment and that's because most of the rain headed south. a big concern, most of all was the city of napa, where back in 2005 it had such bad floods they were bracing themselves for more again. and the river is expect today peak around about now and this time they'll do better than they did in 2005. take a listen. >> because of the history of flooding in napa, we have a really good idea of where the water will come out first. we know there's some certain points
today. >>> severe flooding is a problem in northern california. highways in sonoma california are under water. and up in the mountains, up to four feet of snow expected to fall in the sierra nevada. it is the second wave of storms to hit northern california sense friday. the rainy weather also grounded dozens of flights around the san francisco bay area. the san francisco international up to 30 flights have been canceled and many more delayed. that includes incoming and departing flights. just in time for holiday travel. >> as if the holidays aren't stressful enough with other things. good luck, everybody, getting around. >>> while the west takes that beating, the gulf coast is bracing for tornadoes during this holiday weekend. >> good morning, andrew. >> much of the nation will be relatively tranquil for your holiday travels, our big unsettled area will be across portions of the south and the gulf coast especially. disturbance pushing through and strong thunderstorms late tonight in the houston area, into tomorrow. then louisiana, mississippi, alabama, georgia, looking at torrential do
back. >> nurses picketed outside more than 20 keyser hospitals in northern california today trying to call attention to what they claim are inadequate staffing levels. the california nurse's association oed today's informational picket. the nurses say short staffing is a chronic problem in quizzer emergency rooms. a spokeswoman says staffing complies with and often exceeds state mandated requirements. we do have some imbalances in where we have perhaps too many nurses in one place and one unit and have needs for nurses in other units. >> it is hoping to work with the union to create a better balance of staff. >> time magazine has named president barack obama the 2012 person of the year. the editor of time cited what he called the obama effect. the president beat out 15-year- old pakistani activist, am ceo and egyptian president. president obama also received the title in 2008 when he was president-elect. >>> shopper track which analyzes customer traffic is cut its holiday sales forecast. this as shopping slows following the thanksgiving weekend buying frenzy. the company lowered it
for drivers on the east and west coast. in northern california, with nor snow expected to blanket the sierra mountains, cars are having trouble just staying on the road. >> the roads were pretty bad. there's definitely going to be chain control for the next two days at least going into christmas. >> reporter: with warmer temperatures in the bay area, the pounding rain has been the big hazard. near san jose, this bad accident happened after one driver going too fast skidded across five lanes, crashing into the other. believe it or not, police say no one was hurt. >> people are still drives fast. you have to watch out for them and try to slow down and anticipate the worst of what other people may do when they hit puddles or something. >> reporter: across the country in syracuse, new york, plows are working overtime, dealing with two consecutive days of snow this weekend, leave thing car stuck with no place to go. >> the weather was bad. the winds were blowing the cars around. you could see the semis were swerving. >> reporter: it's the city's first snowstorm of the season. many are bracing for
. two more storms lined up are northern california then i think we will take a break. guys? >> thanks so much, rick. >> it's december 1st which means not just ugly sweaters. the war on christmas is back as well. this time at an elementary school where jesus has been put in the closet. is that right, clayton. >> cot to be dale elementary school has decided they will remove the nativity scene as part of the lawn decorations. it's been part of the decorations for years. they will make it strictly secular. >> here is the thing. board of education official stopped by the school to stop about the separating church and state. religion in schools. you know, they just felt like, look, we can't fight. this we have just got to put the nativity scene away and not have to deal with defending ourselves in courts for the next 50,000 years. >> here is what brendan jones the principal who you said let's do. this in an attempt to be fair to everyone, decided not put the nativity scene out on campus. it was the school's principal. >> should they fight this in court? schools clearly don't have the money to
. >>> and another nasty storm is drenching the west coast, from northern california, into portland and seattle. this is the fourth big rainmaker to hit that area in a week. and this time, it could dump up to five inches of rain and cause even more flooding and destruction. abc's brandi hitt has the latest. >> reporter: after several days of drenching rain, downed trees, flooding and rockslides, families throughout the west are finally getting a break in the severe weather to clean up. three storms have slammed through the region in less than a week, dumping up to a foot of rain in some areas. washing out entire roads. and even creating this 20-foot sinkhole in lafayette, california. the other big danger, large trees continue to fall from the saturated ground. this one nearly crushed a man. how close did it come to you? >> within feet of my trucks. >> reporter: slick roads have led to several major crashes. >> there's been a couple of big accidents. >> reporter: this big rig jackknifed, shutting down a major l.a. intersection monday. and the soaking isn't over yet. >> in that momentary dry patc
drenched the region. the third hit yesterday knocking out power to tens of thousands in northern california but the weather system was fast-moving. and the damage less than expected. >> reporter: high winds uprooted trees in citrus heights, california. and blew over a truck in san francisco. wind and rain pound the northern part of the state for the third time in less than a week. across the region some streets looked more like rivers. and thousands woke up without electricity after power lines snapped. in tahoe the rain turned to snow sunday morning. the national weather service said that kept the truckee river from flooding into homes. >> you live on a river, bad things can happen. i was being alert. >> reporter: but 2 1/2 hours south along the napa river people are still keeping a close eye on water levels. >> you never know with this river. it's iffy. you think it will go over and it won't then you don't and i want goes over. take as much precaution as you can. >> reporter: heavy rain fell at the oakland coliseum. forcing crews to sweep water offer the field before the raiders football
out west where northern california and parts of oregon are bracing for impact tonight from a third round of heavy storms. many areas have been hard hit by flooding in recent days, and tonight one california county is preparing for what could be a disaster. nbc's miguel almaguer is in the mountain town of truckey, california, along the rising river. >> reporter: good evening. tonight this area is under a state of emergency. the truckee river runs for 121 miles between california and nevada and officials say it is not a question of if but when will this river flood? along the truckee river rising water and concern. tonight the marsico family is hoping to save their home of 50 years. a rock and dirt beam may help keep the water away but today this family is moving out. >> that's important. >> reporter: carolyn has seen her home, this area flood before. >> it's a helpless feeling. there is nothing else you can do. there is nothing. so you just do what you can. >> reporter: with river water that could rise seven and a half feet with tomorrow's oncoming storm, washoe county has already d
across the san francisco bay. >> be prepared. >> reporter: across northern california, swollen rivers threaten to flood cities like napa where sandbags are passed out and countless trees came crashing down. we saw this one fall before our eyes. how close did it come to you? >> within feet of my truck. >> reporter: we were driving down this highway in napa and this tree came crashing down in front of us. i want to show you how huge this tree is. take a look. a giant tree. i mean, the roots of this thing are four feet tall. now, there may be another storm later in the week after so much headache already. even santa in one city was forced to take refuge. one bright spot we saw in a gloomy day here in napa. when the tree fell down, the drivers kept pulling over to help clear it out of the roadway. after the man who was almost hit by it, he says he is headed tout buy a lottery ticket. >> thank you. and cecilia called the newsroom when that tree fell. right in front of the car today. glad she is okay too. ginger zee on the set tonight. these totals are staggering. >> they are. we expected a
. >>> a northern california college campus has reopened after a security threat. san jose city college was on lockdown, as police conducted room-to-room searches after a report of a gunman on campus. but after an hour's-long search, nothing was found and the all-clear was sounded. >>> and more than a dozen fraternity members surrendered to police to face hazing charges, following the drinking-related death of a freshman at northern illinois university. prosecutors say 19-year-old david bogenberger was made to drink during a frat party last month. in all, 22 members of pi kappa alpha are facing charges. >>> a manhunt is under way after a bold and impressive escape from a federal prison in chicago. two convicted bank robbers are on the run, after using a bedsheet as a rope to rappel 20 stories down a prison wall. the men piled clothing under the blanket to look like they were sleeping. the window in the cell was broken. the sheet was tied to the bars. the 2 were last seen 90 miles from the prison. >>> a true hollywood crime story. paramount studios is looking for an unreleased movie, sna
york to northern california creating christmas chaos for some parts of the country. >> we're hoping we don't sit on the runway. we did that last time and it's not fun. >> reporter: in chicago, paula gagerman and her three daughters arrived early for their christmas eve flight. they are among the millions taking to the crowded skies today. what's that stress like when you got to get somewhere and you're traveling with family and it's not -- mother nature is not cooperating? >> extremely stressful. >> we're like, come on, come on, come on. we just want to get there. come on, we're going to be late, we're going to be late, come on. it's really annoying. >> reporter: in northern california, a huge storm caused a big wrench in weekend travelers' plans. >> after i found out my flight had been canceled after four hours of waiting in the airport, i had to wait in another three-hour customer service line. >> reporter: and it's not just in the air. on the roads, holiday travel is up 1.6% this year. some 84.4 million americans getting behind the wheel. and another 5.6 million traveling by plane.
mellon wealth management >>> welcome back. there is simply no relief in northern california. the storms keep on coming. four of them in less than a week. one death is attributed to this terrible weather. more rain is actually expected today. meteorologist rob marciano is tracking all of this from the cnn weather center in atlanta what do you have for us? >> more rain over saturated soil. that's the problem. once we get rid of this one, we should see more of a drying pattern. in some cases they have received almost two feet of rainfall in a six-day period. flood watches remain up from seattle to just -- just south of medford, across northern california for another three, four inches of rainfall today. storm warnings up as well. it will be windy, high wind warnings posted for some of the mountains and higher crests of the sierras and cascades. here is your first pulse of rainfall for today. fourth storm in less than a week. this is a double whammy. we get a pulse this morning in the form of rain and snow. a warmer pulse later on today. that will sink down to the south and grab the norther
on the beach. also, el nino weather patterns may have drawn them to the cooler waters of northern california. >>> negotiations in the crabbers strike will get going again this afternoon the it's been six days since the boats went out and dungeness crab is mighty hard to find in stores and restaurants around the bay area. crabbers are upset over wholesalers' attempts to lower prices and in a related development, oregon is now delaying the opening of its crab season until december 30. that should give bay area crabbers perhaps a little more leverage to get a deal done. >>> time now 5:10. it's a glass ceiling women are shattering. how ladies are winning the race to the sentry mark. >> fierce time thousands plan to pro necessary michigan against a right to work bill. hour president obama is weighing in. >> even santa needs help sometimes. how one basketball star is bringing joy to some needy children. ,, ♪ secondhand smoke affects everyone's health. it's not just irritating. it can cause heart disease and even death. speak up about secondhand smoke. your health and the health of your family de
, the obama administration here in the northern district of california. welcome to the stop bullying summit. i'm a federal prosecutor so it may seem odd that here we are talking about bullying and we asked all of you to be here and i want to explain the origin of that and why this happened. you people, everybody in this room, has been involved in this issue and is doing incredible work on this issue and we were so honored to be a part of it and to meet with all of you and to speak with you about it. the origin is that as the united states attorney, the administration wants me, wants all the united states attorneys, to go out into the community. it's actually a very different role for the united states attorney is envisioned by this administration. this administration, the president, attorney general holder, they want the u.s. attorneys to go out into the attorney to talk to the communities in our district to understand what the issues are and challenges are and to do what we can to help, to convene meetings, to do whatever we can to help on behalf of the administration. and as part of tha
with all kinds of different people. we have 33 indian tribes in the northern district of california, most people don't know, and i've met with those people. i've met with the muslim community, with the siekh american community, with the lgbq community, with the human rights commission in san francisco, all kinds of people, and we talk about all kinds of things. we talk about things that are more common to the u.s. attorney. we talk about fraud and identify theft and hate crimes and civil rights issue and there's one thing that comes up in absolutely every conversation that i have had with people in the district, and that was bullying. and it really, it was, it's not surprising to the people in this room, i know. it was not surprising to me but it was troubling to me that in every community that i was meeting with, this was an issue prrp violence, harassment, physical, cyber, social, children on children, this kind of behavior is so disturbing and so troubling and so heartbreaking to so many people. even in this place, even in san francisco, california and northern california, which h
for the weekend. horse saturday storm is just now coming out in northern california. that might be more of a snow event for us here in baltimore. increasing clouds. chile. if temperatures will drop to below freezing in the northern and western suburbs. during the day tomorrow, we could see freezing rain, sleet, or snow to start the day. northern suburbs, you guys are typically colder spots. rain going into the afternoon. some of it could be heavy. the high is around 40 degrees. toward the end of the week, it gets a little better. clearing up, friday looks like a nice day. if we do get a storm through here on the weekend, it looks like a good set up for snow. right now, looks like we are heading for dry weather on new year's. >> one of the biggest components of the ribbons victory on sunday, the play of the offensive line. hear about the guys in the trenches, hitting the final week of the regular season. mine was earned off vietnam in 1968. over the south pacific in 1943. i got mine in iraq, 2003. usaa auto insurance is often handed down from generation to generation. because it offers a superior
. >> heather: wicked weather out west pounding parts of northern california for a second day in a row. the rain soaked area bracing for more stormy weather today. new warnings of potential mudslides and flash floods after yesterday's system washed out streets, brought down power lines, knocking out electricity to thousands. dominic is live for us with the latest. dominic? >> hi there. worst yet to come. this third storm coming through overnight tonight. no one really sure quite should have water it's going to drench the region with. we had two major storms come through that dumped so much, that we've seen flooding everywhere. first person reports coming in of probably being damaged, particularly down in fulsome where a park became flooded and the water gushed through people's homes. here is one of the residents affected by that. listen to what he saw. >> i don't have carpet. >> it clogged up the drain of the we had an unbelievable amount of rain coming down. >> it was unbelievably heavy in certain parts. it was so heavy that a utility driver crashed his truck into a traffic signal and was kille
." >> good evening. i'm rebecca jarvis. people in northern california just can't catch a break. the third big storm in four days is baring down on the region tonight. rivers in the area have a history of dangerous flash flooding as those who live along their banks know all too well. carter evans begins our coverage. >> reporter: the ground is soaked, creeks are full and rivers are on the rise. >> i've never seen it that high even during the spring. >> reporter: a storm drain near sacramento wasn't cleared fast enough to save the home of michael jimenez. in california's wine country, when the water gets this high along the russian river, people get worried. >> it's happened so many timeses and it does come, like, clockwork. >> reporter: victoria daly and her family know how dangerous this water can be. the russian river has seen severe flooding in the past. the worst in 1986, when the entire town was under several feet of water. daly said her home is always one of the first to flood. >> we've done it so many times, we're prepared. you know, we're ready for it. >> reporter: forecasters say the
that don't seem to quit. torrential rains and powerful winds sweeping across northern california one more time. thousands are without power. and rising floodwaters are threatening many more. still it could have been much worse. carter evans is in sonoma tonight. >> reporter: this was the last punch in a weather system that's been pounding california for five days. and it was supposed to be the worst. the rains came with a vengence, high winds uprooted trees and overturned trucks near san francisco. to the east colder temperatures turned heavy rain into snow, saving the mountain town of truckee from the predicted flooding. california's wine country had also braced for the worst. >> the water was coming very fast and furious but the cole vert system that we've created was able to take that extra water and get it safely through town with jill techel says her town has spent more than $250 million over 20 years to protect the flood-prone city. for this storm it worked. >> that whole area of town would have been closed. we would have had to evacuate everyone out. >> but down the road in sonoma.
12 miles of northern california beaches is puzzling marine biologists. thousands of squid washed up during high tide yesterday along miles of the monterey bay shore. the humboldt squid stranded themselves from aptos to watsonville. some people tried to put them back in the bay but the deep water creatures swam back to shore. a graduate student observing it said this could probably -- said the squid probably don't know where they are. >> they don't see the shore very often so it might be they don't understand what's going on around them and they are trying to get away and don't realize if they swim towards the shore, they are going to run out of water eventually. >> researchers say that mass strandings are common when squid invade a new area, although seagulls and other critters are likely to gorgeous on the carcasses. scientists warn people not to touch or eat the squid as they may contain toxins. >>> if they were old enough, they would be booked into jail and charged with a measure 11 robbery 1 which would land them 90 months in prison. >> an unbelievable crime by a par of even mor
. this is the first in a series of storms heading in the direction of northern california. good evening, everybody. let's head outside. foggy evening. the city by the bay where we've seen less than .05 of rainfall. let's check in on our radar. this system has. falling apart at the seams. still noting precipitation. heading towards the open bay waters. we also have light rain to moderate precipitation. it's wet in hayward at this hour. this is where the bulk of the activity is. broke in half, lifted up towards the greater lakota hoe area. we'll have that forecast for you. first thing is first, with a blanket of clouds, a scattered shower into the 40s. feels very raw outside. we will occasionally see right rain tomorrow. extended forecast calls for very active weather pattern. this is an area of low pressure. it hits the north bay and falls apart. this is future cast. you can plan your morning commute. from time to time you may need that umbrella. it will be short lived. more of a nuisance and wet roadways. we begin to clear out on wednesday only to set the stage for more rainfall by the weekend. up
that, we'll get the sun. if you're heading around northern california, we'll have sunshine in eureka. if you're heading out on monday, expect increasing clouds with maybe a few showers coming in monday night as well. it would be on the light side. not a big deal. sunshine in the southland. but at new york, they're going to get some partly cloudy skies. for us, tonight, the lows will be 34 in santa rosa. not quite as cold tonight as it was last night. 35 at napa. 33, fairfield. 36, livermore. we'll do no better than mid 50's for the bay area tomorrow. but with increasing sunshine, we're at 54 in the city. extended forecast calls for mostly cloudy conditions on new year's eve. a few light showers tonight. sun on sunday, maybe a little bit coming in on monday and tuesday. rest of the week looks high and dry. so have a great weekend! >>> the fiscal cliff, no concern for these consumers. why they're dropping a truckload of cash for a cool ride. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, legal settlement. a district judge has given preliminary approval to the payment in a class action st acceleration. th >>>
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and west coast. in northern california, with more snow expected to blanket the mountains, cars are having trouble staying on the roads. >> there's a lot of spinouts. the roads are pretty bad. there's definitely going to be chain control for the nest two days at least going into christmas. >> reporter: with warmer temperatures in the bay area, the pounding rain is the hazard. this accident happened after one driver going foo fast skidded across five lanes crashing into the other. no one was hurt. >> people are still driving fast. you have to watch out for them and try to slow down a little bit and anticipate the worst of what over people may do when they hit puddles or something. >> reporter: in syracuse, new york, plows are working overtime. this car stuck with no place to go. >> the weather was bad. the winds were bad. blowing the cars around. you could see the semis were swerving. >> reporter: it's the city's first snowstorm of the season. many are bracing for more to come. john schriffen, abc news, new york. >> all right, thanks, john. >>> one area of severe weather to keep an eye on.
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outside more than 20 keyser hospitals in northern california today trying to call attention to what they claim are inadequate staffing levels. the california nurse's association oed today's informational picket. the nurses say short staffing is a chronic problem in quizzer emergency rooms. a spokeswoman says staffing complies with and often exceeds state mandated requirements. we do have some imbalances in where we have perhaps too many nurses in one place and one unit and have needs for nurses in other units. >> it is hoping to work with the union to create a better balance of staff. >> time magazine has named president barack obama the 2012 person of the year. the editor of time cited what he called the obama effect. the president beat out 15-year- old pakistani activist, am ceo and egyptian president. president obama also received the title in 2008 when he was president-elect. >>> shopper track which analyzes customer traffic is cut its holiday sales forecast. this as shopping slows following the thanksgiving weekend buying frenzy. the company lowered its expectations from 3.3% t
of northern california. >> what's going on? >> caller: anyway, i got -- i noticed some activity in the house building around here back around northern california, sacramento valley. my play is berkshire b. what do you think of that? >> i think it actually max sense temperature i campaigned for that to be a housing and insurance company stock. i think you're dead on, i think it's a great buy. i think you're getting them pretty cheap if i do say so myself. keep one eye on the paralysis in washington and one on the companies no longer waiting to be act. there's money to be made just being a shareholder. get out of those bond eveneds. they're going to crush you. >>> coming up, trend spotting? tonight cramer's got the exclusive interviews you need to catch the market's next hot trend. first wall street's been taking a bite out of apple but this tech manufacturer lit up the ticket today. is it charged for a reason in 2013? then, as hiring picks up in the u.s., could paychecks help you cash in? and with the housing market in full recovery, is it time to furnish your financials with eth ethan allen.
weather. more rain. the snow in toward northern california. the area they got socked. the next three to four days we may see another chances of rain across parts of northern california. gerri: could not have done better than this for a holiday week. >> well, i know. the bright side. ski resorts. gerri: thank you for that. appreciate your time. meanwhile, has charlie gasparino with the very first. the atlanta based intercontinental exchange which is an electronic stock exchange will buy the 200 year-old new york stock exchange in a multibillion-dollar deal. that is if it gets approved by federal regulators would that mean for individual investors? here with more. bagram back to the show -- tainf individual investors are buying individual stocks or mutual funds. >> i don't think for individuals, jerry, the intercontinental exchange in the futures world has done a very good job of being retail customer friendly. so i don't look for much change in that regard with regard to the new york stock exchange. gerri: to you believe that regulators will approve this deal? >> section 15. it's real
california. and we are looking at moderate rain at this time across northern california into southwestern oregon and also up in the seattle and the coast of washington state. now tomorrow we are actually going to see even heavier rain start to move in. we have already had reports of about 8 to 10 inches of rainfall already from the past few storms we've already seen. but we've also gotten reports of wind gusts up to 60 to more than 80-mile-per-hour. and we're going to see more of the same if not a little more intense as we go into sunday morning. additional rainfall totals on top of the 8 to 10 inches on the ground could be an additional 5 to 6, 7 inches of rainfall out of what we'll see tomorrow morning. we have the series of storms moving into the west coast. then it's a totally different story right in the middle of the country. we're also talking about record-break heat today. down into dallas and also into san antonio where temperatures should get into the upper 70s and lower 80s. that's about 20 degrees warmer than average for this first day of december. the only cool spot really is
. >>> pouring rain and heavy storms are heading to nevada after pounding much of northern california. many rivers are expected to crest above flood stage. the rain may be too much, especially in one mountain town. let's go live to miguel almaguer. look at the raging waters behind you. >> reporter: what a difference a day makes. we got here yesterday afternoon and the water level was almost this high. we didn't see the rapids coming down this river and this is not at crest. we're told this river at least in had this area right here in downtown truckee will not flood. it's not expected to flood, but that doesn't mean it won't overflow. here in the county, a state of emergency has been issued. this is the third punch in a series of storms that have hammered the west. we have seen rain, wind and snow. but the big concern, not just here in truckee, but all across the state is localized flooding. it straddles between california and nevada. it runs 121 miles long. there's a lot of area they are concerned about. it may reach above flood stage. so they may be in a dicey situation later on this afte
: dangerous weather in northern california. three days of nonstop rain will impact areas already prone to flooding and mudslides. plus, a couple lucky to be alive after a 100-foot tree smashes their car. police say the weather may have had nothing to do with this jon: prince william and kate middleton are officially pregnant. reporter: yes, the rumors have been swirling. they have decided that there has been no official confirmation, but all of the talk had been about kate middleton's new hairstyle the last couple of days. but the palace was rather forced to announce the pregnancy. she has a cute morning sickness, hypermedia scribe. last week, we seem the duchess of cambridge out and about on several very public engagements. she also visited the city of cambridge, after which their title comes from looking very glowing and happy. no signs that she was suffering, she must've been doing. very early stages of the pregnancy. we don't know if it will be a boy or girl, but either way, that child will be next in line for the throne after prince william. >> it sounds like a spell from a harry
for that part of the region and some more snow expected, a good portion of northern california if you are taking interstate 5 up through shasta, be extra careful. there is a chance we could have some freeway closures. look at this winter storm warning out towards the sierra. snowfall 2 to 5 feet. that's a lot of snow and that could cause some problems on the roadway as we head into friday, saturday and sunday. here's our forecast model for today. we're starting out dry an increase in the high clouds. we do bring in a chance for rain showers up in the north bay. you will notice the south bay's still dry but then into early friday morning we're tracking rain clouds. we'll have wet pavement to start out our can friday morning commute. for today, increasing clouds, the chance of a shower up in the north bay, especially toward the latter portion of the afternoon. a pretty active forecast, some rain and wind, tapering off into the afternoon. a second storm producing heavier rain. saturday morning and possibly a third one into sunday as well. have to keep an eye on the rivers and the streams out there
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